The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

September 11, 2013

Limestone Ledger 9/11/13


The News Courier

WEDNESDAY

Patriot Day event

Living Water Works Ministries and member of the Athens-Limestone Ministerial Alliance is holding a Patriot Day event from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, on the east side of The Square at the flag pole. Contact: John Axford 256-431-4111.

THURSDAY

Ardmore book signing

The Ardmore Public Library will host a book signing at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, for locally born author Loretta Ekis and her book, “Southern Ways and Southern Days.”

FRIDAY

Dog rescue fundraiser

Peace, Love and Animals will hold a yard sale to raise funds for dog rescue from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14, at Athens Skating Rink on U.S. 72.

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72 West. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Sept. 12, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Dove hunt

The Lions Club dove hunt will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15, at Dickey Hobbs Farm Sunflower-millet. Preselect spots are $30 and $20 the day of the hunt. Contact: 256-732-4304 or 256-732-4300.

Boy Scout fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 221 will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. “until” on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Salem United Methodist Church. The event is to help raise money for 2014 summer camp.

Coupon patrol workshop

The nonprofit organization Coupon Patrol, which teaches consumers how to use coupons to best advantage, is holding a free workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Yesterdays Event Center off Browns Ferry Road in the Reid community. Attendees are being asked to bring two canned-food items to help families in need.

SUNDAY

Dollar reunion

The Dollar family reunion will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the West Side Community Center. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish for 12:30 p.m. lunch. More information: Betty Dollar 256-729-6042.

Legg Cemetery decoration

Legg Cemetery decoration will be Sunday, Sept. 15. Donations or upkeep may be mailed to: Delois Mason, 27359 Leggtown Road, Elkmont, AL 35620.

MONDAY

Spanish classes

Registration is underway for beginning Spanish classes to begin Monday, Sept. 16 at the Learn to Read office at the Quad-Plex, 110 Thomas St., Suite 115 in Athens. For fee information and more details call 256-230-3050.

TUESDAY

Patient care training

Hospice of Limestone County will hold free patient-care volunteer training from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. on Tuesdays Sept. 17 and 24. Participants must attend on both Tuesdays. Preregistration is underway. To enroll or ask questions, call 256-232-5017 or visit pam@athenslimestonehospice.org.

UPCOMING

Fire department yard sale

The Clements Volunteer Fire Department is in need of donations for its annual yard sale to be held the first weekend in October. Call 256-374-8350 to have items picked up.

Candlelight vigil planning

Crisis Services will hold planning meetings at 6 p.m. each Tuesday in September for its annual Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Domestic Violence to be held Tuesday, Oct. 8 on The Square. More information: Christa 256-232-0280.



MEETINGS

• Athens Garden Club. Athens Garden Club will meet for lunch and initial business meeting today, Sept. 11, at the Forrest Hills Clubhouse. Business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Covered dish luncheon no later than 11. Laurie Glenn, chairwoman of the Athens Saturday Market, will speak.

• ALERA. Athens-Limestone Education Retirees Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Athens Recreation Center at the intersection of U.S. 31 North and Alabama 251. All retirees of Athens and Limestone County school systems are invited. More information: Jerry George 256-729-1145.

• NSDAR. John Wade Keyes Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center. For more information, call Judy Rew at 256-230-2105 or Brenda Winter at 256-771-3536.

• Partners in Pink. Partners in Pink Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Athens-Limestone Hospital education room. Dr. Daley and Dr. Lang with HealthSource of Athens will give a presentation on nutrition. Contact: Tammy Woodward 256-206-6052.

• VFW. VFW and Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the post home on North Jefferson Street. Contact: 256-233-0213.

• Cowart PTO. Cowart Elementary School will have a PTO meeting and open house beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17.

• Republicans. The Limestone County Republican Party will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 306 Barbecue on U.S. 72 in Athens. Social hour from 6-7 p.m. Executive Committee meeting at 7. Public invited.



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